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Entry: Wind speed

URI: http://codes.wmo.int/common/quantity-kind/windSpeed

Ratio of the distance covered by the air to the time taken to cover it. The instantaneous speed corresponds to the case of an infinitely small time interval. The mean speed corresponds to the case of a finite time interval. It is one component of wind velocity, the other being wind direction).

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date submitted 3 Sep 2014 09:53:17.893
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entity Wind speed
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description Ratio of the distance covered by the air to the time taken to cover it. The instantaneous speed corresponds to the case of an infinitely small time interval. The mean speed corresponds to the case of a finite time interval. It is one component of wind velocity, the other being wind direction).
item class Concept | quantity kind | space and time quantity kind
label Wind speed
notation windSpeed
register quantity kind
status status stable
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name marqh (admin)
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description Ratio of the distance covered by the air to the time taken to cover it. The instantaneous speed corresponds to the case of an infinitely small time interval. The mean speed corresponds to the case of a finite time interval. It is one component of wind velocity, the other being wind direction).
dimensions LT-1
discipline Meteorological quantity kinds
label Wind speed
notation windSpeed
type Concept | quantity kind | space and time quantity kind